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Ads Can Be Constant Triggers for People With Eating Disorders

People who are struggling with disordered eating experience triggers for their illness everywhere they turn. For one thing, eating is something that people have to do multiple times every day in order to live and stay healthy, which means that disordered eaters have to face their demons with every meal. In addition, advertisements and other media constantly bombard us with unrealistic images of beauty and encourage us to be dissatisfied with the current shape of our bodies.

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Study Finds Link between Eating Disorders and Adult-Onset Diabetes

A new study has uncovered a link between eating disorders and the development of adult-onset diabetes, providing evidence that impulse control issues and depression may lead to an increased likelihood of developing the condition. This is the first time such a link has been uncovered, and in addition to providing further insight into the factors leading to diabetes, it may lead to better identification of those with mental health issues who are at risk of developing it. The finding is a fairly speculative one—more evidence will be required to confirm the link and explain its mechanism—but it could be the first step toward a greater understanding of the relationship between mental health issues and diabetes.

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How to Cope With an Eating Disorder

You’ve been diagnosed with an eating disorder — now what? You know that your thoughts, feelings and attitudes toward food and eating are not healthful, but how to change? The good news is that you got the diagnosis; it means that you are on the right track to healing. Along with professional help for your disorder, you can also find ways to cope. Changing is never easy, but with good coping skills you can learn to change your behaviors and live a healthy and happy life with food as your friend.

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Study Examines New Approach to Treating Eating Disorders

The development of an eating disorder is believed by experts to have both a biological and an environmental component. The mix of the two influences may differ based on the individual, but there are certain factors that significantly increase a person’s risk of developing an eating disorder.

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Recognizing and Treating Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by a recurring pattern of binge eating followed by either purging with laxatives, diuretics or self-induced vomiting, or through extreme dieting. It is a mental health disorder, meaning that recovery from the illness will require not only behavior modification but also a focus on improved emotional health.

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